The table below looks at the statistics for Software Engineering skills in IT jobs advertised for the Northamptonshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Engineering over the 3 months to 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 55 14 26
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +12
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 22 76 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 2.82% 11.03% 6.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.31% 13.72% 8.20%
Number of salaries quoted 21 67 41
Average salary £40,000 £35,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.67% +1.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £23,550 £27,650
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,000 £45,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
Software Engineering
East Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Northamptonshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Northamptonshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
665 554 549
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 85.15% 80.41% 84.59%
Number of salaries quoted 616 487 502
Average salary £40,750 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.87% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Northamptonshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Engineering Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

Software Engineering
Salary Trend in Northamptonshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Northamptonshire region.

Software Engineering Salary Trend in Northamptonshire

Software Engineering
Salary Histogram in Northamptonshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 26 January 2015.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Northamptonshire

Software Engineering
Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Engineering within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 26 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northampton -38 17 £40,000 +11.88% 5
Towcester - 3 £36,500 -
Daventry - 1 £42,500 -
Software Engineering
East Midlands

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs across the Northamptonshire region citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Software Engineering.

1 50 (61.73%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (60.49%) Java
3 48 (59.26%) J2EE
4 38 (46.91%) C#
5 37 (45.68%) Degree
6 33 (40.74%) Spring
7 32 (39.51%) Computer Science
8 30 (37.04%) C++
8 30 (37.04%) XML
9 29 (35.80%) SQL
9 29 (35.80%) Linux
10 26 (32.10%) JavaScript
10 26 (32.10%) TDD
11 24 (29.63%) Struts
11 24 (29.63%) OOD
11 24 (29.63%) Sun
11 24 (29.63%) Sun Certification
12 22 (27.16%) OOP
12 22 (27.16%) C
13 21 (25.93%) .NET
13 21 (25.93%) Scrum
14 20 (24.69%) Pair Programming
14 20 (24.69%) hybris
15 19 (23.46%) Web Services
16 18 (22.22%) Mathematics
16 18 (22.22%) Web Development
17 17 (20.99%) Java EE
17 17 (20.99%) Enterprise Software
18 16 (19.75%) JSP
18 16 (19.75%) EJB

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs across the Northamptonshire region citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Software Engineering. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (11.11%) Apache
1 9 (11.11%) Tomcat
2 2 (2.47%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.47%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (2.47%) Lync
2 2 (2.47%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 11 (13.58%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.47%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (3.70%) LabWindows
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.47%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (2.47%) SaaS
1 2 (2.47%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.47%) Intranet
1 2 (2.47%) Internet
1 2 (2.47%) Extranet
2 1 (1.23%) HTTP
2 1 (1.23%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (18.52%) SQL Server
2 8 (9.88%) SQL Server 2008
2 8 (9.88%) SQL Server 2012
2 8 (9.88%) Data Mining
2 8 (9.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (2.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (2.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.23%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.23%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 15 (18.52%) JUnit
2 5 (6.17%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (3.70%) Visual Studio
3 3 (3.70%) Selenium
3 3 (3.70%) FitNesse
4 1 (1.23%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.23%) Mercurial
General
1 13 (16.05%) Finance
2 10 (12.35%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.70%) Electronics
3 3 (3.70%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.23%) Games
4 1 (1.23%) Retail
Job Titles
1 44 (54.32%) Developer
2 26 (32.10%) Java Developer
3 24 (29.63%) J2EE Developer
3 24 (29.63%) Software Engineer
3 24 (29.63%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 15 (18.52%) Analyst
5 9 (11.11%) Support Analyst
5 9 (11.11%) Developer Analyst
5 9 (11.11%) Software Support Analyst
6 6 (7.41%) SQL Developer
6 6 (7.41%) Software Developer
7 5 (6.17%) Business Analyst
7 5 (6.17%) .NET Developer
8 3 (3.70%) C++ Software Engineer
9 2 (2.47%) Embedded Software Engineer
9 2 (2.47%) Junior
9 2 (2.47%) Web Developer
9 2 (2.47%) Junior Developer
9 2 (2.47%) .NET Software Engineer
9 2 (2.47%) C Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (59.26%) J2EE
2 33 (40.74%) Spring
3 30 (37.04%) XML
4 24 (29.63%) Struts
5 21 (25.93%) .NET
6 19 (23.46%) Web Services
7 17 (20.99%) Java EE
8 16 (19.75%) EJB
8 16 (19.75%) JSP
9 12 (14.81%) .NET Framework
10 11 (13.58%) jQuery
10 11 (13.58%) Servlets
11 9 (11.11%) CSS
11 9 (11.11%) HTML
11 9 (11.11%) ASP.NET
11 9 (11.11%) Hibernate
12 8 (9.88%) Ajax
13 4 (4.94%) WCF
13 4 (4.94%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 3 (3.70%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 32 (39.51%) Computer Science
2 18 (22.22%) Mathematics
3 17 (20.99%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.47%) User Experience
4 2 (2.47%) iPhone
4 2 (2.47%) W3C
5 1 (1.23%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.23%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 29 (35.80%) Linux
2 13 (16.05%) Windows
3 10 (12.35%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (12.35%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (3.70%) Android
5 2 (2.47%) UNIX
6 1 (1.23%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (61.73%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (32.10%) TDD
3 24 (29.63%) OOD
4 22 (27.16%) OOP
5 21 (25.93%) Scrum
6 20 (24.69%) Pair Programming
7 18 (22.22%) Web Development
8 15 (18.52%) Unit Testing
9 7 (8.64%) OO
9 7 (8.64%) Project Management
10 6 (7.41%) MVC
11 5 (6.17%) Stakeholder Management
11 5 (6.17%) PRINCE2
12 4 (4.94%) User Stories
13 3 (3.70%) Extreme Programming
14 2 (2.47%) Business Intelligence
14 2 (2.47%) Incident Management
14 2 (2.47%) Logistics
14 2 (2.47%) Android Development
14 2 (2.47%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 49 (60.49%) Java
2 38 (46.91%) C#
3 30 (37.04%) C++
4 29 (35.80%) SQL
5 26 (32.10%) JavaScript
6 22 (27.16%) C
7 13 (16.05%) VB
8 11 (13.58%) VB.NET
9 3 (3.70%) VB6
9 3 (3.70%) MATLAB
10 2 (2.47%) T-SQL
11 1 (1.23%) Python
11 1 (1.23%) Perl
11 1 (1.23%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 37 (45.68%) Degree
2 24 (29.63%) Sun Certification
3 9 (11.11%) OCPJP
3 9 (11.11%) OCMJD
4 5 (6.17%) ISEB
4 5 (6.17%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (3.70%) MCAD
6 1 (1.23%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.47%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (3.70%) Firmware
2 2 (2.47%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 24 (29.63%) Sun
2 20 (24.69%) hybris
3 15 (18.52%) Microsoft
4 11 (13.58%) Oracle
5 2 (2.47%) Sitecore
6 1 (1.23%) Sybase
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
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Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + flexi working etc
Posted: 4 days ago
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Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + flexi working etc
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
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Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
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Northamptonshire
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Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + competitive
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Optima Connections
Salary: Bonus + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
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Optima Connections
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum Bonus + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
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Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + competitive
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Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + competitive
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